Amitabh Bachchan is probably the biggest Superstar India has ever produced. He was born in Allahabad, on 11th October, 1942. He is the son of Hindi-Urdu poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bahchchan. He is well known for his incredible acting skills, his deep baritone voice and his humble nature.

He is nicknamed Big B, Munna and the Shahenshah of Bollywood. He went to Sherwood College, Nainital and has a double MA degree from Delhi University. Before becoming an actor, he has worked in Calcutta as an announcer for All India Radio, a stage actor and a freight company’s executive. He debuted in the movie Saat Hindustani(1969) by K.A. Abbas. He has gone on to deliver hits like Deewar, Zanjeer(1972), Sholay(1975) with Dharmendra and Amjad Khan, Coolie, Bombay to Goa etc. His filmography is extensive with him playing double and triple roles in movies like Don (1978), Kasme Vaade(1978) an the Great Gambler(1979). The first award that he had won was for his supporting role in Anand, a movie by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. He has also done playback in movies like Silsila and more recently in Baghban(2003). He has a wax statue in Madame Tussaud’s museum.

Amitabh Bachchan was very close to the Gandhi family and had been elected MP from Allahabad in 1985. But, owing to some financial misappropriation, he has to step down. He is known to be close friends with Samajwadi Party member Amar Singh.

Amitabh Bachchan has been married to Jaya Bachchan since 1973, and has 2 children with her- Abhishek and Shweta.

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Thugs of Hindostan: Aamir Khan, Big B, Fatima off to Thailand

After wrapping up the first shooting schedule in Malta and Mumbai, the ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ star cast headed to Thailand for the next shooting schedule. Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Shaikh sans Katrina Kaif flew off to Thailand. According to a source, "Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir ... read more

There was no accident, I am well: tweets Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan denies the report of road mishap while he was on his way to Kolkata International airport after attending the 23rd Kolkata International Film Festival on November 10. The 75-year-old actor took to Twitter to inform his fans that he is well. “I am informed by concerned well ... read more

Grandpa Amitabh Bachchan wishes Aaradhya on 6th birthday

Amitabh Bachchan wished his adorable granddaughter Aaradhya Bachchan with heartfelt messages and lovely pictures. In his tweet, the megastar also thanked all those who have wished Aaradhya on her 6th birthday. In his first tweet, he shared picture of Aaradhya in a traditional d ... read more

Amitabh, Abhishek, Aishwarya, Shweta, Aaradhya at a family wedding

The entire Bachchan family were dressed up in an ethnic wear for a family wedding in Mumbai. From Big B to Aaradhya all looked stunning in designer’s outfit. At the wedding, Big B clicked selfies with daughter Shweta, bahu Aishwarya, beta Abhishek and granddaughter Aaradhya. They looked like a ha ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan narrowly escapes viral accident

Last week megastar Amitabh Bachchan narrowly escaped a vital accident. The accident took place on Saturday morning while he was on the way to the airport after attending the 23rd Kolkata International film festival. On the way to the airport, the rear wheels of his Mercedes got detache ... read more